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A Boy and a Jaguar by
Call Number: CT4300.R12 R12 2014
Publication Date: 2014-05-06
2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner. Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. The animals are all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably. Except when he talks to animals... Then he is fluent.
Ben Has Something to Say by
Call Number: PZ1000.L46365 Be 2000
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
Ben doesn't talk much at school, but looks forward to telling his father about his day because his father won't make fun of his stutter. This title is ideal in reaching out to children who stutter.
Scaredy Squirrel by
Call Number: PZ1000.W27 Sc 2006
Publication Date: 2006-02-01
Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It's way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he's well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel's emergency kit includes antibacterial soap, Band-Aids and a parachute.
Wemberly Worried by
Call Number: PZ1000.H389 Wg 2000
Publication Date: 2010-04-27
A back-to-school favorite Wemberly worried about spilling her juice, about shrinking in the bathtub, even about snakes in the radiator. She worried morning, noon, and night. "Worry, worry, worry," her family said. "Too much worry." And Wemberly worried about one thing most of all: her first day of school. But when she meets a fellow worrywart in her class, Wemberly realizes that school is too much fun to waste time worrying!
Mr. Worry by
Call Number: RJ506.O25 N62 2004
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Kevin can't get to sleep at night until he does many things. He checks under his bed for a light he knows isn't there, and then, a minute later, he checks again. Kevin wants to stop, but the worry thoughts keep coming.
Ten Turtles on Tuesday by
Call Number: PZ7.B9366 Ten 2014
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Meet Sarah. Sarah feels compelled to count. She has obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD for short. But with the help of her family and her therapist, Sarah learns how to handle her fears and take charge of her OCD.
What to Do When It's Not Fair by
Call Number: BF723.J4 T65 2014
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
Have you ever noticed how pirates use a spyglass to focus in on other ships or land in the distance? While they focus in on small things in the distance, they miss seeing other things around them. Sometimes they miss having fun. Sometimes they miss the beautiful treasure they already have! Just like a pirate using a spyglass, kids may focus in on one thing that they want, and not notice all the good things they already have.
What to Do When Your Temper Flares by
Call Number: BF575.A5 H84 2008
Publication Date: 2007-10-15
This book guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat problems with anger. Engaging examples, lively illustrations, and step-by-step instructions teach children a set of ""anger dousing"" methods aimed at cooling angry thoughts and controlling angry actions, resulting in calmer, more effective kids.
Wilma Jean - the Worry Machine by
Call Number: RJ506.A58 C66 2012
Publication Date: 2011-12-01
The goal of the book is to give children the tools needed to feel more in control of their anxiety. For those worries that are not in anyone's control (i.e. the weather) a worry hat is introduced. A fun read for Wilma's of all ages!
Skating Rink by
Call Number: PZ7.L5143 Sk 1969
Publication Date: 1979-07-12
Tuck overcomes a speech impediment through love and success at roller skating.
Being Me with OCD by
Call Number: RJ506.O25 D68 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-01
Part memoir, part self-help for teens, Being Me With OCD tells the story of how obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) dragged the author to rock bottom - and how she found hope, got help, and eventually climbed back to a fuller, happier life.
What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck by
Call Number: RJ506.O25 H84 2007
Publication Date: 2007-02-15
This story guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Revealing OCD in a whole new light, this interactive self-help book turns kids into super-sleuths who can recognize OCD's tricks. Engaging examples, activities, and step-by-step instructions help children master the skills needed to break free from the sticky thoughts and urges of OCD, and live happier lives.